Thanks for this. I loved the show. It was my “drive to go mountain biking” entertainment for years and years.
Erik this might be my favorite piece of yours yet. Thanks for writing it.
My pops listened to this and all the public radio shows in the 90s and beyond. Though I hated PHC (and still do), Car Talk has a special place in my heart. And This American Life is still going!
“The show’s most frequent listener these days might in fact be Ray himself. He said he still listens to the show “all the time,” mostly to hear his brother’s voice and remind himself about times they had together. To remind himself of the jokes they shared. To remind himself of the good times.”
Thanks Erik, I didn’t…
Like you, still listening to a steady regimen of DB. Still unbelievably sad.
Not really having a good time this morning, his passing was some rough news to take in.
5th Gear: As a loan officer in an indirect lending department at a credit union, my experience has been that a large number of dealers don’t give a shit whether the info they’re getting from customers is true, because once they find an institution willing to finance the sale and the dealership gets their check then…
Do you ever listen to all of an artist’s studio albums in chronological order? I'm fortunate to have a job where I can listen to music for most of the day, so I do that sometimes. As a starting point for Metallica, this album is great because it has this raw, unrefined quality to it, and the songwriting is mostly…